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  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Republicans play politics with immigrants' lives

    Republicans play politics with immigrants' lives
    To the editor: Tamar Jacoby has outlined beautifully the Republican problem with the immigration issue. For them it is a game of "gotcha" with the president. ("Obama set the immigration trap, and the GOP walked in," Op-Ed, Feb. 18) But nowhere in her...
  • Study: Data lacking about the true state of border security

    Inconsistent and ineffective reporting by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has led to a skewed perception of the state of border security, a bipartisan think tank says. The Bipartisan Policy Center released a report this week saying the...
  • Judge's ruling derails plans of immigrants seeking legal status

    Judge's ruling derails plans of immigrants seeking legal status
    For weeks, Marly Arevalo has had her school transcripts and birth certificate ready. The 20-year-old community college student in Riverdale, Maryland, who immigrated illegally to the U.S. as a young teenager, was all set to apply for deportation relief...
  • Immigrants feel stuck after judge blocks Obama orders

    Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to resolve their constant fears of being deported after President Barack Obama issued his latest executive orders on immigration. But now that a federal judge in Texas has...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Why a clean DHS funding bill makes political sense for GOP

    What's that saying about looking a gift horse in the mouth? Congressional Republicans could use a little reminder. Late Monday night, a federal court in Texas put a sizable dent in President Obama's plan to begin implementing a controversial executive...
  • Mexico, others dismayed by delay for Obama immigration measures

    Mexico, others dismayed by delay for Obama immigration measures
    Mexico and Central America, the regions whose citizens would most benefit from President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, reacted with dismay and confusion to this week’s court-ordered delay of the measures. The governments of...
  • Obama, top officials playing fast and loose with the immigrants they are trying to help

    Obama, top officials playing fast and loose with the immigrants they are trying to help
    Last week, Jeh Johnson, head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, encouraged a packed audience at the L.A. Central Library to step forward and take advantage of the Obama administration's expanded deferred action program, even going so far as to...
  • Texas leaders call Obama's immigration setback 'victory for rule of law'

    Texas leaders call Obama's immigration setback 'victory for rule of law'
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican state leaders on Wednesday called a judge’s ruling against the president’s executive action on immigration a “victory for the rule of law” and the Constitution, and...
  • Obama set the immigration trap, and the GOP walked in

    On Monday, a federal judge in Texas blocked President Obama's latest executive actions on immigration. This is a short-term win for Republicans, who rightly believe the president lacked the authority to act unilaterally. But it does nothing to change...
  • Texas judge's immigration ruling is full of legal holes

    Texas judge's immigration ruling is full of legal holes
    U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen's decision to block the Obama plan to defer deportation for about 5 million immigrants here illegally ignores a basic principle of government: For better or worse, the executive branch of government always has...